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President Barack Obama again defended Colin Kaepernick's right to protest during CNN's presidential town on Wednesday night.

As drug abuse allegations continue to swirl around Prince’s death, those close to the legendary singer are speaking out. According to bodyguard Chris “Romeo” Gaither, the artist never had an issue with drugs. “I was Prince’s bodyguard up until the day he died,” said Gaither outside of an invite-only memorial service for the singer in Minnesota. […]

The record for the most wins in a regular season was held for two decades by the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls team. Former NBA player Michael Jordan released a statement: “I want to congratulate the Warriors on an amazing season,” he said. “The game of basketball is always evolving and records are made to be broken.”

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Tidal recently announced that $1.5 million of the proceeds from their Tidal X: 10/20 charity concert, which took place in Brooklyn back in October, will be distributed to Black Lives Matter and several other organizations that are leading social justice movements.

A protest in the Bay Area – held not only to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. but also to seek justice for Mario Woods, a man shot and killed by San Francisco Police officers last month – included protesters shutting down highway lanes near the SF Bay Bridge. The demonstrators halted all traffic, resulting in […]

TIME recently recognized six influential Black teenagers for their "30 Most Influential Teens of 2015"

Nicki Minaj took us all by surprise when she called out Miley Cyrus while accepting an award during the MTV Video Music Awards in August.

Rapper 50 Cent, real name Curtis Jackson, was ordered to pay $2 million more to a woman who sued him after her sex tape was…

It’s been almost a week since a gunman killed nine at the historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. On Sunday, hours after the…

Over the past few days, rappers have been recognized for their influence in society. Earlier this week, Kanye West received an honorary doctorate degree from the…

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Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who became a Tea Party favorite in 2013 when he denounced Obamacare, said he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in…